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O’NEILL, Clara Rourke 1912-2007

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O’NEILL, Clara Rourke
1912-2007

How the Caisse’s infatuation could affect the Quebec pension plan

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All through life, hasn’t there always been someone around to tell you: “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket!”?

And didn’t Mom always say: “Just because all the big banks are buying and selling billions of dollars worth of asset-backed commercial paper doesn’t mean you should do it too!”?

Mayoral Election on December 2

From a field of 15 candidates, two have emerged as the clear frontrunners in the race for Quebec City mayor, according to a poll in this Tuesday's Le Soleil.

Beat on the Street

Porcupine Tree returns

Let's start this week off heavy! If you were at the Porcupine Tree show back in October then you may have caught the opening act, Three, which blew the crowd off their chairs and onto their feet!

Francophones have help from commissioner of official languages for court challenge

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The Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada (FCFA) is taking the federal government to court over its dismantling of the Court Challenges Program.

The FCFA filed an affidavit back in September. The organization is headed to court on January 21 and 22, 2008.

Kebs flying high at St. Patrick's

Thirty years of championship pennants hang high on the walls of the St Patrick's High School gym. At centre court, head coach Charles Dubé is explaining the finer points of crossing the international date line to the Quebec City Kebekwas. The Kebs will soon be flying to Singapore for two matches against a top Chinese team.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Morrin Centre unveils Voices from the Crossroads for 400th

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Voices from the Crossroads is the theme for Morrin Centre's planned festivities for the 400th anniversary of the city of Quebec. In the company of its many partners on Tuesday, the centre unveiled its plans, which stretch from January 2008 through December.

Jeffery Hale services are growing

holland_building.jpgJeffery Hale Community Services in English, previously known as Holland Centre, is growing.

Quebec City's English-speakers send CanWest Global a message:

stick to local programming commitment

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Voice of English-speaking Quebec is calling on its 1,000 members and the community at large to speak out against CanWest Global's cuts to its local television station and to protest the corporation's failure to deliver on a promise of locally-produced regional programming.

Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet's Apology to Homosexuals and Women

See the Cardinal's full open letter (in English) here: Open Letter to Quebec Catholics

 


From Lifesitenews.com

Editorial by John-Henry Westen

SMITH, Percy death notice

SMITH, Percy — Peacefully Saturday, November 3, 2007 at Queensway Carleton Hospital, in his 97th year. Predeceased by his wife Marie. Dear father of Brian (Lynn), Donnie (Angie), Ann (Gary) and Gayle. 
Survived by brother Jimmy of Sherbrooke and predeceased by his sisters Eva, Lena, Mamie and Alice.

HARLOW, Gwen Phillips 1920 – 2007

 

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GODBOUT, Audrey (George) 1920–2007

 

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An edition of the Quebec Morning Chronicle from the morning of September 20, 1898

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Above: An edition of the Quebec Morning Chronicle from the morning of September 20, 1898, features shipping and telegraph news. Champlain is also mentioned, along with the evacuation of Cuba by the Spanish Army after the Spanish-American War. Related Article: Time Capsule Opened

Portneuf remembers

The morning of Armistice Day (Remembrance Day), November 11, we here in Portneuf were treated to a beautiful war memorial service in our lovely little St. John the Evangelist Church.

Our archbishop, Bruce Stavert, and Canon Graham Jackson shared the proceedings.

Community Notes

Sillery Creators’ annual Christmas art sale

EQLC to hold student-organized blood drive

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Guylaine Émond is finishing up her program in secretarial studies at Eastern Québec Learning Centre. But before she graduates, Émond wanted to get involved in something to help her community.

She decided to organize a blood drive.

“I’ve always wanted to get involved. I want people to jump on this and to invest in this event,” said Émond.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Portneuf Elementary needs room

Portneuf-petite.jpgStudents and staff at Portneuf Elementary School sure are following their motto — “where learning is growing” — to the letter! They’ve literally outgrown their space.

Grégoire to retire from Central Québec

Everest Elementary principal Lyse Grégoire has resigned and is set to retire at the end of December.


The Central Québec School Board is scrambling to find someone to take over the position as soon as possible. A selection committee has been formed.

Christmas Hamper Campaign calls on community

The head elves at Jeffery Hale Community Services are preparing for their 12th annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign. Their objective: to raise $17,000.

Hamper Campaign chief Marilyn Baxter said that the number of families and individuals who either receive food hampers or coupons has remained steady at just over 200.

Valcartier loses three

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Morin-Doyle elected chair of CQSB

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Michelle Morin-Doyle was acclaimed chair of the council of commissioners by her fellow school commissioners at the Central Québec School Board. Stephen Burke was elected vice-chair.

Time capsule reveals six newspapers

Included were 1898 Chronicle and Telegraph

Tucked away inside a sealed lead box within the Samuel de Champlain monument were several intriguing nuggets of history, worthy of further inspection.


The time capsule was dug out from the stone base of the monument that commands attention from Dufferin Terrace. The city is restoring the statue of its founder in time to celebrate four centuries of history.

Beat on the Street

Tired of listening to the same old rock and roll?

Come for an Oklahoma! Hello

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Above: Ado Annie (Judy Moore) doesn’t much like Will Parker (Peter Black) kissin’ Gertie (Christiane Letendre)! Catch all the action of Oklahoma! on stage at Holland School. The Quebec Art Company invites the public for a toe-tapping fun time! The musical, Oklahoma! will be presented on November 29, 30, and December 1 at 8 p.m., and on December 2 at 2 p.m.

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